Crime Wire Investigates!
The Sheena Morris Case
Tuesday, August 2, 9pm ET
Join the Crime Wire Team as we welcome Kelly Osborn, (Sheena’s Mother) and Dr. Michael Berkland, the Forensic Pathologist who, along with Dr. Michael Baden, re-examined the medical examiner’s reports and both agreed that Sheena’s death was not a suicide. The family has since been able to have the manner of death changed to “undetermined.” The authorities in Bradenton Beach, FL are not willing to re-open the investigation, even though there is this new evidence.
On January 1st 2009 Sheena Morris was murdered in her hotel room, yet authorities quickly labeled it a suicide. She was hanging by her neck in the shower by one of her Yorkies’ dog leash. The crime scene was most fascinating as were the circumstances surrounding her ‘sudden’ suicide.
Sheena placed a call to 911 the night before reporting domestic violence by her dangerous boyfriend. She even took pictures of her injuries, a cut on her neck, on her ring finger.
The people in the next room called 911 the night before her murder to report the domestic disturbance and sound of violence next door. ……(Dr. Laurie Roth)
Sheena Morris had obtained damaging evidence on alleged illegal activities. Shortly before she died, the keys to her apartment were taken, she was physically attacked. You would think that the 911 call she makes to police would have an impact on the investigation, or the other facts of significance in her death that are just now surfacing, but they do not. Not even the 4 banker boxes full of files, copies of ledgers, key names and dates and other information, seen carried from the out of the apartment according to witnesses by none other than the last person to see Sheena Morris alive.
Instead, her death is incorrectly ruled a suicide by a Bradenton Beach police department who likely failed their instructional crime scene 101 class. The County Sheriff’s office, who have more experience in death investigations of intimate partner homicides, should have been called in to handle this case, and because of the association to organized crime with the Genovese family…….(Susan Murphy Milano)